Torulopsis glabrata Endophthalmitis After Keratoplasty with an Organ-Cultured Cornea

Peter A. Larsen, Richard L. Lindstrom, Donald J. Doughman

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Abstract

Fungal endophthalmitis developed in an elderly woman following penetrating keratoplasty with an organ-cultured cornea. An unsuccessful search was made for the source of the infection. Modification in our sterility checks prior to surgery were made in hopes of preventing future infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1019-1022
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Ophthalmology
Volume96
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1978

Keywords

  • Torulopsis glabrata
  • endophthalmitis
  • organ culture
  • penetrating keratoplasty

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